Advisor

Academic Advisory Positions

Dan is an active advisory board member of the Interaction Design Foundation an open web publishing resource available to the global UX community.  This website is the definitive technical reference site authored by the world’s leading experts in every facet of interaction design.  Millions of teachers, students and practicing professionals use this web resource every month. Interaction-design.org is particularly important in raising the level of design practice in emerging economies where the traditional book-publishing model is too expensive to effectively disseminate such critical information.

Dan is also on the advisory board of the UC Irvine Masters in Interaction Design (MSID) program where he contributes along with the other board members regarding the program structure and content.

Dan was also a founding member of the editorial advisory board for the ACM Networker Magazine along with Don Norman, Jacob Nielsen, Gordon Bell and Bran Farran.  In addition Dan was the advisory board member for Eastman Kodak to MCC for the HCI program from 1985-1988.   MCC was the multi-industry consortium building the American 5th generation (AI) computer.

Industry Advisory Positions

Dan is an advisor to the following startups:

Recent Posts

Feb. 18, 2021 – Dan delivered gave an invited talk at the World Class Designer conference (Africa based intercontinental event) on the Semantic Experience Design method captured in his book UX Magic.

Feb. 16, 2021 – Dan is happy to have joined the Future of Design Education project as a member of the Design Methods working group which will focus on the range of methods and the pedagogical approach to teaching them that would be recommended as part of the proposed (ideal) design school curriculum.

Jan. 15, 2021 – Dan will be delivering two half day tutorials at the 2021 HCI International conference (July 24-29, 2021).  One will be on Interaction Design and the other on Applying Game Theory within graphical user interfaces.

Dan received the 2019 ACM SigCHI Lifetime Practice award.  The ceremony took place at the Chi2019 conference held in Glasgow Scotland.  He gave his invited talk on “The Business of UX” to a large audience the following day.  Watch the recording on the SigCHI YouTube channel

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